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Podolski hints at Cologne move

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has admitted he could be interested in a move back to former club Cologne in the future.

Last Updated: 25/04/14 at 09:06 Post Comment

Lukas Podolski: Arsenal forward admits he would be open to a move back to Cologn

Lukas Podolski: Arsenal forward admits he would be open to a move back to Cologn

Podolski joined up with his old side earlier this week to celebrate their promotion back to the Bundesliga.

The 28-year-old, who joined Arsenal from Cologne in 2012, says he plans to see out his contract at the Emirates, but has refused to rule out a return to his homeland later in his career.

"The Bundesliga is one of the best leagues in the world and therefore, in principle, is always interesting," Podolski told Transfermarkt.

"In the Bundesliga, my thoughts naturally turn first to [Cologne]. That is much more than a club for me, this is my home.

"Maybe I'll return one day; that is, for me, always an option and matter of the heart.

"I would also like to meet my Arsenal contract. But as I said, yes, you never know in football.

"Sometimes everything happens very quickly."

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